Are African nations doing enough to curb COVID-19? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Are African nations doing enough to curb COVID-19? | Inside Story” – below is their description. When the global pandemic began, many predicted African countries would suffer devastating losses. And there have been more than five million cases and nearly 140-thousand deaths on the continent. But there … Read more Are African nations doing enough to curb COVID-19? | Inside Story

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil surpasses half million Covid-19 deaths

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil surpasses half million Covid-19 deaths” – below is their description. Brazil on Saturday became the second country after the United States to surpass 500,000 Covid-19 deaths as the South American giant grapples with a third wave of the pandemic. Bolsonaro has … Read more Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil surpasses half million Covid-19 deaths

Is the toilet humanity’s most important invention? | DW Analysis

DW News published this video item, entitled “Is the toilet humanity’s most important invention? | DW Analysis” – below is their description. Penicillin, vaccines, organ transplants. All these innovations are rightfully hailed as milestones of medical advance. But another invention more than deserves to be held in the same regard. The toilet. You should give … Read more Is the toilet humanity’s most important invention? | DW Analysis

Delta COVID-19 variant, low vaccination rates raise concerns of resurgence in US

Global News published this video item, entitled “Delta COVID-19 variant, low vaccination rates raise concerns of resurgence in US” – below is their description. Lagging COVID-19 vaccination rates, coupled with the highly-contagious Delta variant, are raising concerns that the U.S. may see a spike of new cases in the south. The reasons range from vaccine … Read more Delta COVID-19 variant, low vaccination rates raise concerns of resurgence in US

Global National: June 19, 2021 | Provinces push to increase COVID-19 vaccination numbers

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: June 19, 2021 | Provinces push to increase COVID-19 vaccination numbers” – below is their description. In an effort to ramp up Canada’s plateauing COVID-19 vaccinations, provinces are getting creative to reach people who are hesitant to get their shots. Mike Drolet explains how. The highly-transmissible … Read more Global National: June 19, 2021 | Provinces push to increase COVID-19 vaccination numbers

The West Block: June 20, 2021 | How Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine guidance is evolving

Global News published this video item, entitled “The West Block: June 20, 2021 | How Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine guidance is evolving” – below is their description. On this week’s edition of The West Block, host Mercedes Stephenson speaks with one of the country’s top medical minds — Dr. Peter Jüni, director of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science … Read more The West Block: June 20, 2021 | How Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine guidance is evolving

Delta variant ‘may threaten the work we have done,’ expert says

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Delta variant ‘may threaten the work we have done,’ expert says” – below is their description. ABC News medical contributor Dr. Darien Sutton discusses concerns about the delta variant of the coronavirus, and rates of vaccination in the U.S. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST … Read more Delta variant ‘may threaten the work we have done,’ expert says

Brazil: Women advised not to have babies, as P1 variant hits pregnant women hard

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Brazil: Women advised not to have babies, as P1 variant hits pregnant women hard” – below is their description. As Brazil nears 500,000 COVID-related deaths, health authorities are advising women not to get pregnant due to the high risk of complications for unvaccinated younger women. Researchers in Sao … Read more Brazil: Women advised not to have babies, as P1 variant hits pregnant women hard

No fans is “least risky” option at Tokyo Olympics – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “No fans is “least risky” option at Tokyo Olympics – BBC News” – below is their description. Having no spectators at the Tokyo Olympics is the “least risky” option, Japanese medical experts have said. In a report, they warned there was “a risk the movement of people” would … Read more No fans is “least risky” option at Tokyo Olympics – BBC News

U.S. Invests $3.2 Billion in At-Home Antiviral Medicines to Combat Covid

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “U.S. Invests $3.2 Billion in At-Home Antiviral Medicines to Combat Covid” – below is their description. The U.S. is investing $3.2 billion into developing antiviral medicines to combat Covid-19 and other viruses with pandemic potential. The aim: develop treatments to be taken at home soon after someone … Read more U.S. Invests $3.2 Billion in At-Home Antiviral Medicines to Combat Covid

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare for third time | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare for third time | DW News” – below is their description. The US Supreme Court has dismissed yet again a Republican-led attempt to overturn the national health law known as Obamacare. The decision means that affordable health insurance for tens-of-millions of Americans will … Read more US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare for third time | DW News

The new initiative helping Queenslanders compare medical care | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “The new initiative helping Queenslanders compare medical care | 7NEWS” – below is their description. Doctors say patients are dying because of the hospital crisis in Queensland and there’s no end in sight. The dire warning comes as the government launches a new way for people to compare … Read more The new initiative helping Queenslanders compare medical care | 7NEWS

Fiji battling to control first outbreak of COVID-19 | 7.30

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Fiji battling to control first outbreak of COVID-19 | 7.30” – below is their description. Fiji is having to deal with COVID for the first time after surviving last year without an outbreak. It has growing numbers of cases and is resisting calls for a nationwide lockdown … Read more Fiji battling to control first outbreak of COVID-19 | 7.30

Covid-19: Double-Lung Transplants on the Rise Among Covid Sufferers

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Covid-19: Double-Lung Transplants on the Rise Among Covid Sufferers” – below is their description. Hospitals across the U.S. have reported a rise in lung transplants for severe coronavirus cases, the Cleveland Clinic said last week. The grueling surgery may be the only solution for patients who experience … Read more Covid-19: Double-Lung Transplants on the Rise Among Covid Sufferers

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer SLAMMED for flying interstate for an awards night | Sunrise

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Victoria’s Chief Health Officer SLAMMED for flying interstate for an awards night | Sunrise” – below is their description. Victoria’s chief health officer is under fire after flying to Canberra for a medical awards night on Wednesday despite Melburninans still being subject to a 25-kilometre travel limit. PLUS … Read more Victoria’s Chief Health Officer SLAMMED for flying interstate for an awards night | Sunrise